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lyrics

hand on the stove and burned
you don’t wanna try
you want me to sell you
tell you why

you should love me again
when you know you just won’t
you can’t, you haven’t,
you’ll never, you don’t …

you can’t help it
I can’t help you
it’s time to let go …

foot on the gas
and wind in my hair,
you’re driving and smoking,
you’re cool—you don’t care

how I’m dying to hear
the words you’ll never say
you’re not sure, you hold back,
you think it’s okay

‘cause I must see
that you love me
but it’s time to let go …
time to let go

you can choose to be right
or you can be a lover
feelings feel different
when kept under cover

so let’s get in bed,
let this rest for tonight
truth looks different
in indifferent light

and you hold me …
like the first time,
just as it’s time to let go …
time to let go

it’s time … time
time to let go
time …

credits

from LOVE . HUMANITY . METAMORPHOSIS ♥ ☆ ∞, released September 20, 2011
Words and music by Melissa Axel

MELISSA AXEL vocals, piano
JAMES JACOBY tuba
LESLIE DAWE cello

Produced, engineered, and mixed by Justin Peacock
Recorded at The Hook Factory and Macy Sound Studios
Mastered at JP Masters by Dave Locke
Painting by Laurie Maves ART

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